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California federal judge voids Trump-era ESA rulings

· July 7, 2022

A California federal judge axed Trump-era Endangered Species Act rollbacks on regulations, potentially hindering progress by agricultural producers. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Jon S Tigar voided laws that allowed economic factors to play on whether species could be listed as endangered or threatened. The ruling also removed protections that made listing species and threatened or endangered more difficult.

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